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Anomalous Hepatopancreatic Duct: a Case Report

Reema Nair, Velayudham Nair, Krishnaraj Somayaji, Venkata Ramana Vollala


The variation of extrahepatic biliary anatomy is useful for a surgeon during surgeries on gall bladder, duodenum and pancreas. A sound knowledge of the normal anatomy of the extrahepatic biliary tract is thus essential in the prevention of operative injury to it. We present a rare case of hepatopancreatic duct which is unusually long and opening into the third part of duodenum.


hepatopancreatic duct; gall bladder; duodenum; pancreas

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DOI: 10.5457/ams.v39i1.109